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Bug#877504: ITP: fonts-comic-neue -- font that fixes the shortcomings of Comic Sans

Hi Adam,

Am Montag, den 02.10.2017, 12:58 +0200 schrieb Adam Borowski:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 11:34:58AM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> > * Package name    : fonts-comic-neue

I think I'll change the package name to fonts-comicneue (as comic isn't
a foundry).

> Yay, I looked into packaging this before, but the toolchain to build
> this from source wasn't available then

Yes, the upstream repo at


has UFO source files, but we aren't currently building the fonts from
them. I guess the package has to go into the contrib section, then?

Apart from this, you are of course invited to co-maintain the package,
as I'll put it under the pkg-fonts team umbrella anyway. ;)

> .--====[ /etc/fonts/conf.avail/30-comic-sans.conf ]

Yes, I was going to add a fontconfig entry and add the font as a
replacement for Comic Sans anyway (though I'd use a different set of

> Your desc is not hostile enough.  Mine was:

o_O Wow, that hurts! ;)


 - Fabian

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